Assessment of Fracture Risk through Radiofrequency Echographic Multi Spectrometry (R.E.M.S.) based Bone Mineral Density
E. Kirilova1, N. Kirilov2, I. Popov1
1University “Prof. Dr. Assen Zlatarov”, Burgas, Bulgaria
2Medical University of Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria
Ortho & Rheum Open Access J (doi: 10.19080/OROAJ.2019.14.555905)
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